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Jewelry and Metalwork, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) , GA,
The goal of the Jewelry & Metalwork major at the University of Georgia is for every student to embrace the intrinsic nature of jewel and metal materials and their processes as a vehicle toward self-expression.

About

Students are encouraged to develop a personal style in their studio area of emphasis. The B.F.A. candidate should achieve an insight into and an understanding of the nature of the materials and processes. In most studio programs, students are required to present an exhibition that serves as a capstone experience before graduation, demonstrating their achievement in developing a mature and cohesive body of work.

Specific course requirements vary for each of the following areas of specialization: Art X: Expanded Forms, Ceramics, Drawing, Fabric Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Jewelry and Metal Work, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Scientific Illustration, and Sculpture. Contact the School of Art for a list of requirements for each area.

Art majors enter the profession to pursue both fine art practice and applied art in business as well as in education and graduate study. Students are prepared for work in technical as well as creative areas of art and design. Each specialization offers a variety of employment opportunities in areas ranging from mass communications to the service industries.

Accreditation

Officially accredited/recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, University of Georgia (UGA) is a very large (enrollment range: 35,000-39,999 students) coeducational higher education institution.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses are related to jewelry and metalsmithing and teach techniques such as: fabrication, lost wax casting, raising, forging, stonesetting, blacksmithing, and numerous forming and surface embellishment processes.

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

For Regular Decision applicants, the admissions office conducts an holistic review of each applicant that balances the following primary considerations:

  • grades through the end of junior year,
  • the rigor of a student’s curriculum relative to the curriculum offered at her/his high school,
  • and, results of either the SAT I or ACT with Writing.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30392 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30392 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30404 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30404 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    11830 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11830 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 720 - 1170 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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